On August 20, the Tsing Hua University Hospital Preparatory Office was formally opened in the Xinkong Building on the Taoyuan Metro Corporation’s Qingpu Depot, which is just one MRT station away from the location the place the Hospital will probably be constructed.
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At the opening ceremony (proper to left): NTHU senior vice presidents Tai Nyan-hwa and Lyu Ping-chiang, NTHU president W. John Kao, Taoyuan City mayor Cheng Wen-tsan, former NTHU president Hocheng Hong, Taoyuan Metro chairman Liu Kun-I, and Taoyuan Aerotropolis chairman Chen Si-jhen. (Photo: National Tsing Hua University)
NTHU and the Taoyuan City Government have already signed a letter of intent outlining their plan to collectively set up a world-class medical middle that may serve the local people; the plan additionally consists of help in the coaching of bilingual lecturers and help for science schooling and experimental schooling at Taoyuan’s kindergartens, main, and secondary faculties.
The Preparatory Office was formally inaugurated by Taoyuan City mayor Cheng Wen-tsan and NTHU president W. John Kao.
Mayor Cheng has performed a key function in the early phases of the Hospital mission. He identified that Taiwan is nice at each electronics and medical care, each of that are taught at NTHU, and that’s why he has been such a staunch supporter of NTHU via all of the difficulties which have arisen in the strategy planning stage.
Cheng emphasised that it’s going to take solely ten minutes for an ambulance to go from the Taoyuan International Airport to the emergency room on the new hospital; and that in addition to beauty surgical procedure and well being examinations, the Hospital can even present vital care and boron neutron seize remedy (BNCT).
Moreover, the Hospital is anticipated to develop into a number one middle for the event of superior cell regeneration know-how.
President Kao stated that this can be a essential day for NTHU, in that the college has lengthy had its sights set on medical schooling, and now the dream has lastly come true, noting that “Today is a new milestone in this 50-kilometer journey from NTHU to Taoyuan, which has been going on for some 66 years.”
Kao additionally famous that this 12 months may very well be seen because the “year of medicine” at NTHU, because the first batch of medical college students has just lately been enrolled.
The Hospital will probably be positioned close to the Hengshan Station (A16) of the Airport MRT line, on a parcel of land supplied by Taoyuan City. The dimension of the parcel is 7.2 hectares, of which 5 hectares will probably be used for the Hospital itself, whereas the remaining 2.2 hectares will probably be used for the affiliated educating and analysis amenities.
NTHU senior vp Lyu Ping-chiang stated that the BOT settlement will probably be finalized by the tip of this 12 months, and that development will begin subsequent 12 months, quickly after the parcel is transferred. The Hospital is anticipated to be accomplished by the tip of 2027 and opened in 2028.
The Hospital will initially have 200 common acute care beds, plus an intensive care unit, a respiratory care unit, unfavourable strain isolation rooms, and a psychiatric unit for each inpatients and outpatients, all of which will probably be regularly expanded over a variety of years to succeed in a complete capability of 910 beds.